Carter: A 14 year old boy who has the blood of the pharoh.He is the eldest child of Julius and Ruby Kane and a descendant of two families with the blood of the pharaohs. He follows the path of Horus and was once the eye of the god himself.
sadie: Carter's 12-year-old sister. She was six when her mother died, and afterward lived in England with her grandparents. She is lighter-skinned than Carter, with blue eyes and "caramel-colored" hair. The bolder, more reckless, of the Kane siblings, teases her brother all the time, though she actually cares for him. She hosts Isis, the goddess of magic.
bast:Bast made a deal with Julius Kane when she was released from Cleopatra's Needle. That deal included protecting Sadie and Carter, and Bast takes her duties seriously. She tells them: "At first I was protecting you two because I promised. Now, even if I hadn't promised, I would. You two are like kittens to me"
Ammit:Ammit the Devourer is a demon that lives in the Hall of Judgement. Upon someone's death, if their heart does not equal the Feather of Truth in weight, (indicating a wicked life) Ammit literally devours the heart of the individual. The soul that gets eaten by Ammit is doomed for eternity.and all we heard ammit do is sleep
Zia: A powerful magician who Carter Kane has affection for. Considered the most promising student in the First Nome. She is the unknowing host to Nephthys. In this book, Zia turns out to be a Shabti created by Iskandar.
Julius:Julius Kane is the older brother of Amos Kane and the current host of Osiris. Born to the ancient Kane family, he married Ruby Kane from the similar Faust lineage. Julius became the father of Carter and Sadie following their marriage.